I don’t know about you…but I receive a new telephone book that is about 4 pounds every couple of months. I never asked for the books & never use them. I just wish I could just stop the waste. Well now you can! Yellow Pages Goes Green is this awesome new service that allows consumers… Read More »
Mother’s Day is right around the corner and will be here before you know it. Pamper your mom this year with lavish earth friendly gifts. Here are the top 10 green gifts to give your mama this year and lessen your carbon footprint on the environment. 1- Organic flowers or live plants that can be… Read More »
When defrosting frozen foods, either plan ahead by placing frozen items in the refrigerator overnight or defrost them in the microwave rather then running them under warm water. By doing this, you have the potential to save 50 to 150 gallons of water per month. Greenify your family’s dinner by planning ahead!
With summer right around the corner, lots of people like to enjoy the warm weather by going out on a boat. This can be great fun, but you need to protect the waters. One way is to use a funnel when refueling your water vehicles. This will help to avoid spills.
Earth Day is this week, April 22 to be exact, which is a perfect time to learn about our planet & how to take care of it. Creating a compost pile in your garden is a great activity for Earth Day. Composting is basically mixing raw food scraps from your kitchen with leaves & other… Read More »
What is Earth Day? Earth Day, April 22, marks the anniversary of the modern environmental movement in 1970. It is an annual celebration of the environment and intended to inspire awareness of & appreciation for the Earth’s environment. Earth Day was initiated in 1970 by Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson, who started a teach-in to protest… Read More »
Traditional dry cleaning of clothes is neither earth-friendly nor human-friendly because it uses a solvent called perchloroethylene, or perc. Perc is such a nasty chemical, it has even been linked to cancer, liver and nervous system damage, infertility, and hormonal disruption. A safer alternative to perc is carbon dioxide dry cleaning. CO2 dry cleaning is… Read More »
Greenify your family’s dinners by turning the oven off 10 – 15 minutes before the baking time runs out. By doing this, the food will continue to cook in the already warm oven without using wasting any extra electricity.
Most families go through at least one gallon of milk a week. Even if you recycle each container, that’s still a lot of waste! Keep those plastic milk jugs out of the landfill by reusing. Here are 5 ways to reuse plastic gallon & 1/2 gallon milk jugs: 1- Painting: Cut the front, top quarter… Read More »
A simple way to go green now is by turning off the water while you’re brushing your teeth or shaving. On average people brush their teeth for 2 minutes twice a day. If you leave the water running during this time you are wasting about 3 gallons in 2 minutes. By turning off the water… Read More »